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Tank is the penultimate song from the British Progressive Rock group Emerson, Lake & Palmer's debut album. The song was intended to showcase drummer Carl Palmer's unique drumming style. The song is also the first appearance of the Moog synthesizer in ELP's catalogue.

The song is segued into from the explosive end to "The Three Fates" by an upbeat drum pattern by Carl Palmer. Greg Lake provides a short bass solo over Palmer's drums to apparently make up for the… read more

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  • Avatar for lammasabacthani
    carl palmer was just 20 when he painted this masterpiece
  • Avatar for DvorakTyper
    Remember 1st hearing this when it came out in 1970 - still blows my mind. Great how Last must have screwed up for a while - love the comments about Rich & Krupa...!
  • Avatar for Eye_Gore
    Greatness. all the way around.
  • Avatar for marcelof_dias
    great track, no the best version though..
  • Avatar for michaelj57
    Tank is such a Kick Ass tune. Right up there with Karn Evil 9
  • Avatar for bossmark1
    This is Groovy
  • Avatar for oldiesfanjohn
    Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa...2 of the best drummers ever to have walked the Planet!
  • Avatar for granpubah
    this 1960 version inclued buddy rich on drums!
  • Avatar for granpubah
    40 years later and this is still a WOW track
  • Avatar for sploosh999
    Actually, this is the second original version (side three, track 4) which was originally on the 1960 vinyl "Wilson, Keppel and Betty Sing Gerswhin"

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